1 3/4 pounds bread flour, plus additional for dusting
1/4 pound cornmeal
3 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 pound sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Oil, for deep-frying
Combine flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and nutmeg in a large bowl.
Stir sugar and vanilla into 2 cups water. Add to dry ingredients, then knead everything together with your hands (add up to 1/4 cup more water if necessary). Cover bowl with a damp cloth and let sit 15 minutes.
Turn onto a floured surface and portion into 26 equal pieces.
Roll each piece into a sausage shape, then flatten.
Preheat oil to 350 degrees F in a deep-fryer. Fry dough in batches, turning once, until golden, 3 to 5 minutes.
This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.
Recipe courtesy of Ocho Rios Jerk Center, Ocho Rios, Jamaica